And lo, we’re in September. Nominally, the weather should start to get cooler; by month’s end, we might just see the first glimmerings of the coziness that autumn brings. What are we looking forward to reading this month? A whole array of books, from new works by old favorites to long-awaited debuts. There’s a lot to look forward to here; what follows is a look at some of the books we’re most excited about.
In our afternoon reading: talking books and movies with Jess Row, tributes to Toni Morrison, and more.
In our morning reading: essays by Hanif Abdurraqib and Chris Dennis, revisiting R. A. Lafferty’s fiction, and more.
In our morning reading: Eve L. Ewing and Hanif Abdurraqib in conversation, a remembrance of Michael Seidenberg, and more.
In our afternoon reading: Hanif Abdurraqib on the new album from Jamila Woods, thoughts on Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Sarah Rose Etter, newly-reissued music from Reigning Sound, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Hanif Abdurraqib, an excerpt from Tamsyn Muir’s forthcoming novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Joseph Scapellato, notes on Hanif Abdurraqib’s new book, Kristen Arnett on Florida lit, and more.